Are you homeless? Do you know someone who is homeless?
- The National Center on Family Homelessness
- Institute for Children and Poverty
- Council for the Homeless
- Emergency Shelter Clearing House (Toll-free) 1(866).577.2503 toll-free. Call this number for shelter availability exactly at 9:00am every morning.
- www.211Info.org 211Info – Locate health and human service providers online, or by dialing “2-1-1”.
- Share House 1115 W. 13th St. (360)695-7658 M-F 6:30-6:45 am, 11:30-1:00pm, 5:00pm-5:30PM, Sat, Sun 9:00am-9:15am, 3:30-4:00PM. -Free meals "and" voicemail http://www.sharevancouver.org/
- Living Hope -mens/womens home (360).944.3905
- Victory Outreach- mens/womens home.(503)493.4449
- Tress of Righteousness -mens/womens home.(503).284.2914 Sunday service 111 W 19th St. Vancouver WA 12:45pm http://www.treesofrighteousness.us/
- Lords Gym- mens/womens home (360).694.6843
First the Basics – Food & transportation resources in the Vancouver area
Friends of the Carpenter – Creating a caring community through friendship
Human Services Council – Access to information on community services
Network of Care – Behavioral health and community services resource
Salvation Army – Wide variety of programs and services
Second Step Housing – Safe, affordable housing for women and families
Share, Inc. – Serving the homeless and hungry in Clark County
Transitions – A program of Innovative Services NW, serving youth currently or formerly in foster care explore opportunities and make plan for success.
Vancouver Housing Authority – Information on housing assistance, etc.
Winter Hospitality Overflow – Emergency shelter program in the winter months
YWCA of Clark County – Serving women, children and families in Clark County
Affordable housing blog – Alternative housing and affordable housing solutions
Aptfinder.org – Affordable rental housing in Washington State
Building Changes – Addressing the economic and social conditions that adversely affect people’s housing, health, and job opportunities
Fair Housing Council of Oregon – Promoting equal access to housing in Oregon
Heroes for the Homeless – Helping men, women and children forced to live outdoors in the Seattle metropolitan area
Housing Connections – Affordable, accessible, special needs rental housing, including subsidized housing, Section 8, and private market housing
Statewide Poverty Action Network – Addressing causes of poverty
Street Roots – Nonprofit grassroots newspaper assisting people in poverty
Tenants Union of Washington State – Tenants’ rights, organization and information
Washington State Legislature – Contact your State representatives
Washington State Dept. of Social & Health services – Info on DSHS services
Washington State Coalition for the Homeless – Statewide advocacy group
Community Action Partnership – Fighting poverty at the local level
Housing & Urban Development – The Cabinet agency that oversees housing
Mortgage Info for the Disabled – Home buying resources, info and tips
National Alliance to End Homelessness – Mobilizing advocates and providers
National Center on Family Homelessness – Research and advocacy to keep families stably housed.
National Coalition for the Homeless – Advocacy and organizational support
National Housing Conference – Portal to many housing resource sites
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty – Homeless legal advocates
National Low Income Housing Coalition – Detailed info on housing, stats, etc.
Shelter Listings – Shelters, transitional housing, rehab programs, etc. nationwide
Universal Living Wage – Wage and fair market rent statistics and info
Covenant House – 24-hour toll-free crisis counseling for youth; 1-800-999-9999
Food Research and Action Center – Kids/Youth school lunch/free meal info
Janus Youth Programs – Community service provider for youth and families
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth – Resources
National Center for Homeless Education – The education needs of homeless kids
National Network for Youth – Building strong communities
National Network to End Domestic Violence – Information and advocacy
National Student Campaign – Awareness and action group for students
Parent Help – Find out about benefits you and your kids may qualify for
Stand Up for Kids – Helping homeless and “street” kids
- Transitions – A program of Innovative Services NW, serving youth currently or formerly in foster care explore opportunities and make plan for success.